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Numerical methods for the quantification of the mechanical properties of crystal aggregateswith morphologic and crystallographic texture

  • T. BöhlkeEmail author
  • F. Fritzen
  • K. Jöchen
  • R. Tsotsova
Finite element technology and multi-scale methods for composites, metallic sheets and coating behaviour models: R. Alves de Sousa, R. Valente, L. Duchêne, V. Kouznetsova

Abstract

The influence of an anisotropic distribution of crystal orientations and an anisotropic average grain shape is analysed using finite element simulations. By the numerical approach, which is based on a statistical volume element with periodic microstructure and periodic boundary conditions, the influence of the crystallographic and the morphologic texture can be separated by combining (an)isotropic orientation distributions with (an)isotropic grain morphologies.

Keywords

Crystallographic texture homogenization morphologic texture Voronoi tesselation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Böhlke
    • 1
    Email author
  • F. Fritzen
    • 1
  • K. Jöchen
    • 1
  • R. Tsotsova
    • 1
  1. 1.Chair of Continuum Mechanics, Institute of Engineering MechanicsUniversity of Karlsruhe (TH)KarlsruheGermany

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